We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for a radiation therapy degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,200 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

2% below average compared to other degrees

$ 19,440 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

3% below average compared to other degrees

$ 27,276 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

16% below average compared to other degrees

What do radiation therapy graduates earn?

Radiation therapy students make an average of $52,088 per year after graduation. This is 22% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 52,088 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 19% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular radiation therapy schools in the US

There are 168 schools in the US that offer a radiation therapy degree. The radiation therapy schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Ohio State University-Main Campus, University of Washington-Seattle Campus and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in radiation therapy per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill$9,005
Rutgers University-New Brunswick$14,638
Drexel University$52,002
University of Iowa$8,965
Texas State University$9,985
Ball State University$9,774
Emory University$49,392
Quinnipiac University$46,780

Top US schools for a radiation therapy degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering radiation therapy degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Georgetown University16%$52,300
Emory University22%$49,392
Carolinas College of Health Sciences24%$14,616
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill24%$9,005
St Luke's College27%$20,440
Avila University39%$28,020
Alderson Broaddus University41%$26,610
Howard University41%$25,697
Concordia University-Ann Arbor46%$28,420
University of Washington-Seattle Campus46%$10,974

Cheapest US schools for a radiation therapy degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a radiation therapy degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Manati$1,125
Broward College$1,415
City College of San Francisco$1,598
Pitt Community College$1,930
Tallahassee Community College$2,026
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana$2,088
GateWay Community College - Phoenix$2,094
Mohave Community College$2,112
Forsyth Technical Community College$2,143
Guilford Technical Community College$2,167

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